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ORACLE Racing to start its 2013 training program in New Zealand

April 25, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

ORACLE Racing will kick off its 2013 training program at Marsden Point in Northland, New Zealand. This location has been selected thanks to being situated quite close to Core Builders Composites in Warkworth, the company which constructs plenty of the key components for ORACLE Racing’s two AC72 wingsail catamaran yachts. ... read full story

Karpaz Gate Marina to host Eastern Mediterranean Yacht Rally

April 25, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The Cyprus superyacht marina, Karpaz Gate Marina, will welcome the participants of the Eastern Mediterranean Yacht Rally, coming on June 5th and leaving on June 6th. Becoming an official port of entry to the region, this stunning marina will provide even more facilities to its guests in comparison to 2011. ... read full story

Yacht Club Costa Smeralda´s 2012 yacht regatta calendar

April 25, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda presented its rich 2012 yacht regatta agenda during a press conference held yesterday in Milan, Italy. 2012 Regattas include the Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta, the Audi Vela & Golf Trophy, the Coppa Europa Smeralda 888, the Invitational Smeralda 888, the Trofeo Challenge Alessandro Boeris Clemen, the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup - Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship as well as the Rolex Swan Cup & Rolex Swan 45 World Championship. ... read full story

Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race: Day 11 – Weather conditions dictating the fleet’s course

April 24, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Day 11 of the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race saw weather conditions decide about the course of the ten yachts competing in the world´s longest race as the wind became still more and more unstable and the temperatures were rising. ... read full story

CLIPPER 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race – Day 10 – Oakland to Panama

April 23, 2012

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Frustrating 24 hours for the ten teams taking part in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race, with the fleet nearly coming to a standstill in paralysing winds. ... read full story

Ben Ainslie to compete in the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race aboard the 49.5m charter yacht ELEONORA

April 23, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Saturday 30th June 2011 saw a new entry to the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race: the 49.5m charter yacht Eleonora, launched in March 2000 by the Dutch Van der Graaf shipyard. This amazing vessel will be sailed by famous Ben Ainslie, that will co-helm with the vessel´s owner, helped by the vessel´s captain Mike McMillan. ... read full story

Swan 60 yacht Bronenosec takes 7th place at Mapfre Palma Vela 2012

April 23, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The Swan 60 yacht Bronenosec, from the Yacht Club of Saint Petersburg has made her debut at her first international yacht regatta of 2012 at Mapfre Palma Vela, achieving 7th place in the Overall maxi Combined Class. ... read full story

Victorious debut for the new Audi Azzurra Sailing Team TP52 yacht in PalmaVela 2012

April 22, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Mapfre PalmaVela 2012´s overall winner has become the Audi Azzurra Sailing Team on their TP52 yacht, making her debut in this opening regatta of the 2012 season. The Azzurra team has been followed respectively by Quantum Racing, Ran and Gladiator teams. ... read full story

Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race: Day 9 – Fleet compressed by a concertina effect

April 22, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Concertina effect comes into play as chasing pack closes in on Day 9 of the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race. Five miles separate leading four teams as temperature rises in race to tropics. ... read full story

PalmaVela 2012: Day 3 – Azzurra moves to the top of the leaderboard

April 21, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Day 3 of the PalmaVela 2012 yacht race saw the fantastic score reached by Audi Azzurra Sailing Team on their TP52 yacht, winning three races. As a result, the team is currently in the lead, ahead of Quantum as well as Ran. ... read full story

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